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marijuana program in 2004 but finding a place to get it is another issue. in 2010 riverside good an injunction against a local pot dispensary calling it a public nuisance. they used zoning powers to ban storefront pot shops. one shop sued after it was threatened to close. we are taking a live look inside that hearing right now. the supreme court justice opened the floor to local students. can oral arguments even make a difference, they asked. >> even in easier cases, oral arguments can assist in refining the focus of a particular issue, thereby adding clarity to the analysis and resolution. >> reporter: medical marijuana advocates are maintaining the state's law rules but the city
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of riverside says california's power gives them to control the use of land. according to the "mercury news" 160 cities have the ban 35 in the bay area and after today, after the california supreme court justices hearing the oral arguments, they will have 90 days to issue an opinion. reporting live in san francisco, cate caugiran, kpix 5. thank you. and this just in. british parliament legalized same-sex marriage. the bill passed 400-175. while it's still several steps away from law, it calls for legalized gay marriage to begin in 2014. u.s. government is suing credit rating agency standard & poor's. the justice department says the company gave high ratings to risky mortgage bonds. those bonds then plunged and the value contributed to the
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2008 financial crisis. s&p denying wrongdoing. the state attorney general kamala harris this morning filed a separate lawsuit against the s&p. >> our investigation shows that s&p ratings pla role in the mortgage feeding frenzy on wall street. s&p called itself a gatekeeper but acted like a toll collector. >> she says they gave premium ratings to shaking investments including some backed by toxic mortgages that allegedly cost the state's two public pension funds nearly $1 billion and violated several california laws. stocks are rallying one day after the stock market had its worst sell-off of the year. the dow was over 14,000 once again. they are up 122 points and the counting today. president obama is asking congress to head off automatic spending cuts that could hurt the economy if they kick in as scheduled march 1. the president is proposing the smaller budget deal now and a
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bigger one later. danielle nottingham has the latest from washington. >> reporter: president obama is calling on congress to come up with billions in spending cuts as a short-term fix to stop massive automatic across-the- board cuts set to take effect in less than a month. >> our economy right now is headed in the right direction. and it will stay that way as long as there aren't any more self-inflicted wounds coming out of washington. >> reporter: last year congress and the president signed off on the automatic cuts to force themselves to deal with the nation's skyrocketing debt. the original deadline was january 1. and when they couldn't reach a larger budget deal then, they postponed it to march 1. the white house wants another short-term fix to head off a hit to the fragile economy and give lawmakers more time to work out a 10-year plan. the president continued to push an approach that includes more tax revenue along with spending cuts but house speaker john boehner says tax hikes are out
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of the question. >> government spending were what the president believes creates economic growth. we shouldn't be having any of these problems at all. >> reporter: speaker boehner says he does not want another temporary fix. some house republicans have indicated they will let the automatic cuts take effect if there's no long-term agreement to reduce the deficit. those cuts would take a big bite out of military spending and domestic programs including a 2% hit to medicare. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. police in the east bay have a man under arrest in a hit-and- run accident that injured a mother and two children last night about 5:45. the woman and two children ages 1 and 7 were in a crosswalk on crestview drive when they were both struck -- all three. the 7-year-old girl was on a bicycle and the 1-year-old was in a stroller. witnesses helped police track down a suspect 45 minutes later. >> we have some witnesses on scene that were able to give real good descriptions to our officers on the vehicle as well
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as his physical description. our officers located the vehicle within blocks of the collision call and arrested the suspect in this case. >> 24-year-old noe delgado of pittsburg is held in county jail in martinez on suspicion of felony hit-and-run. police say he did not show any signs of intoxication but an investigation is continuing. two children were released from the hospital last night. the 29-year-old woman was kept for observation overnight. and not a big surprise, we have some of the worst traffic congestion in the country right here in the bay area. in fact, a new study finds that we're tied for second worst. the study found that americans are wasting on average $815 a year just sitting in traffic and nationwide the annual cost of traffic jams is $121 billion. here's the rankings. it was done by texas a & m. washington, d.c. has the worst traffic overall and the bay area and l.a. are tied for second place. new york's metropolitan area
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comes in fourth and boston rounding out the top five. if you are an average american about 4% of your weekly paycheck is going right into your gas tank. a new government report finds that u.s. households spend on average $2,912 on gas last year. we are using less gas because vehicles are more fuel- efficient but paying more per gallon for what we are using. still ahead, forget pills. why stepping outside could help with pain. . >> colin kaepernick looks back as the 9ers say their final words of the season, clean out their santa clara lockers. so what's next? we have it covered. hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the kpix 5 weather center. the sunshine has a hard time breaking through the clouds right now and we have rain on the way. we'll talk about that coming up.
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[ applause and cheers ] >> what could have been here. hundreds of thousands of ravens fans turned out to see their team take victory laps through downtown baltimore this morning after a ceremony at city hall ended up at the stadium in baltimore where you can see a capacity crowd was waiting for a celebration with the players and the ravens staff. should have been here. well, it was their final time in front of the cameras this year as the 49ers held one last news conference down in santa clara. and as kpix 5 reporter elissa harrington shows us, the focus is already on the future. >> tough. i mean, we have been through a lot together. we're here with each other all the time. it's like leaving a family. >> reporter: colin kaepernick and the rest of the 49ers cleaned out their lockers at the team's santa clara headquarters ending what was a magical season on a low note.
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>> after going to the super bowl and not coming back with the victory, you're like, what do you do now? >> reporter: the team fell short of the victory losing 34- 31 to the baltimore ravens. >> it's good experience. we should have won the game regardless. >> reporter: the team arrived home yesterday landing at san jose mineta international airport to a crowd of fans. sunday's showdown was one of the most watched tv events ever. the "har-bowl," a face-off between two coaching brothers and a 49ers comeback in the second half after falling behind 28-6. the defensive tackle described the final moments from the field. >> to me, i was sitting on the edge of my seat. i was looking at every time kaepernick -- it was like everything in slow motion, looking at his mouth move, the snap, everything. we came up short. >> reporter: players say they will spend weeks getting rest relaxing and healing any injuries and rather than think of what could have been, they are focusing on what's ahead.
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>> being back next year. it's all about progression and next year. >> reporter: the coach spoke with the media for the last time this season. you can see that interview on our newscast tonight. in santa clara, elissa harrington, kpix 5. spring training a week away. new at noon officials at superdome and its utility company say they are hiring outside experts to find out why the power failed for 34 minutes during the super bowl. documents show stadium managers were concerned in october about power lines feeding into the superdome. replacement work was done weeks before the nfl championship game. sunday was a record day for the super bowl betting in the state of nevada. the state's gaming control board says fans spent almost $99 million on the super bowl at nevada casinos. the previous record was set in 2006 when gamblers bet 9 $4.5 million. they are already taking bets on whether baltimore will repeat next year. the odds of 14:1.
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the 9ers' odds of going back are better at 8:1. so there you go. speaking of betting, you made a big bet with these cbs anchors in baltimore, huh? >> yeah. michelle griego is home now. put your dancing shoes on. we have to do a little ray lewis shuffle, god help us. it's national weatherman day and by fcc rules i have to be nice to you. >> that's one of those rare occasions. [ laughter ] >> it's your day! >> you have to be nice to me all day. [ laughter ] around the bay area, low clouds trying to break up but they are stubborn. overlooking san jose, cloudy skies and really some cool temperatures all around the bay area at this hour. it's only expected to partially clear this afternoon, going to stay breezy at the coastline. but overnight tonight we'll see some colder air mixing into the atmosphere. the skies will start to clear out and it's going to be colder and there's a chance of rain making a return as we head in toward thursday. over the bay a lot of clouds out there now. the temperatures cool, 51 degrees in oakland.
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54 in livermore. 52 in san francisco. and 52 and cloudy san jose. looks like high pressure beginning to give way now sliding further to the east. you can see the front encroaching on the bay area. that bringing with it some more clouds but really a dry cold front as it's moving on through. so we are going to see some passing clouds. otherwise, it's going to stay cool. but behind that, we have this guy just developing out in the pacific. that will likely bring some rain to the bay area as we head into thursday and possibly friday. this afternoon, some passing clouds on and off and then overnight tonight, it's going to be cold enough to scour out the low clouds. temperatures will be colder tonight and early tomorrow morning as compared to today when we had mostly cloudy skies. lingering clouds in the bay area this average, 53 breezy in pacifica. east bay temperatures in the 50s, maybe some low 60s in the warmest spots. and inside the bay a little breezy towards san francisco. about 54 degrees. and 57 in oakland. overnight lows chilly again expect some of those temperatures back down into the 30s tonight even inside the bay. could see some cold
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temperatures. 40s at the coastline. next couple of days, it looks like cooler-than-normal temperatures. by thursday and friday, very chilly. in fact, maybe a little snow on our mountain peaks. but next weekend, sunshine, temperatures a little bit warmer. >> the weekend looks good. >> not bad. it's going to be cold. >> ready for rain. >> it's february. come on. >> it's national weatherman's day. be nice to me. >> i'm done. [ laughter ] >> thank you. sunny days may mean less pain. doctors say the sun may help prevent rheumatoid arthritis in women. researchers followed more than 120,000 nurses in the united states for over 30 years and they found those who spent time soaking in ultraviolet b rays had a 21% lower risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. the sun helps the body produce vitamin d which keeps your bones healthy. a warning to men who take supplements. a new study in the journal of the american medical association finds men who take vitamin c are twice as likely to develop kidney stones. a second study finds calcium
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supplements can increase the risk of heart disease in men. researchers in both studies say better to eat foods that are rich in vitamin c and calcium and skip the supplements altogether. watching television may hurt a man's chance of having a child. a new study from the university of rochester shows young men who watch 20 hours of television a week had a much lower sperm count. researchers tracked men between the ages of 18 and 22 for two years. they say men can improve their sperm count significantly if they exercise at least 15 hours a week. how videogames are helping brain surgeons practice before they get to the operating room. i'm ines ferre in new york. i'll have that story coming up.
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before they practice on patients. ines ferre shows us how it works. may look like a vid welcome back. healthwatch now. a new technology is helping brain surgeons improve their skills before they practice on patients. ines ferre shows us how it all works. >> reporter: this may look like videogames but it's actually serious business. >> we need to stop the bleeding with your right hand. >> reporter: first year resident is using a virtual reality simulator to hone his brain surgery skills. >> the machine actually simulates the sounds, feelings, the actual tactile feedback that you would get if you
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actually were standing there in the operating room. >> reporter: mount sinai school of medicine is the first in the u.s. to use the neurotouch stimulator. it's 3-d software and hand-held controls closely mimicking actual brain surgery allowing residents to practice procedures before they perform them on patients. >> i think it has enormous potential to improve and potentially revolutionize the way we train and prepare for surgeries. >> reporter: the simulator measures speed, accuracy and blood loss and if surgeons are cutting away a tumor, it records how much of the growth is removed as well as healthy tissue. doctors also hope to one day import scans of individual patients on the device before their operations. >> if we can practice that in a virtual reality environment, we might be more accurate and, my guess is and my hope, reduce complications. >> reporter: the doctor tries to use a neurotouch two or three times a week. >> getting added exposure and early training, being more experienced and come for the in
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the operating room is beneficial to the patients. >> stop the scenario. >> reporter: training to become a for that row surgeon takes 7 years. the extra practice on the neurotouch may be able to cut down on that time. ines ferre for cbs news, new york. when we'll come back, the car park king now has a face. scientist shows us what king richard iii looks like coming up. [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on for two
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health watch... doctor kim has the five ways... to fight
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the common cold... and these days it's difficult to avoid getting a cold. in tonight's healthwatch, dr. kim has the five ways to fight the common cold and stay healthy. that story and more coming up at 5:00. all right. time to eat now. tony's table today an old family recipe that's perfect for a nice winter day. >> reporter: well, today's's tony's table with steph we'll do a dish with my mother made all the time. you say it better than i do. >> you need to work on your accent. [ non-english language ] >> we just add some carrots and chicken sauce with water. so it is not so much of a strong flavor. some bay leaves and rosemary. let's bowl this. let's enjoy this. it's cold and i want to eat this right now. >> it's so -- everything in there is so soft. >> look at that. beautiful. >> and the celery cut them good sized pieces know the too small because they will get nice and soft. perfect. one more scoop. we got two spoons? now we are going to finish this off with a little bit of cheese
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on top. and just a little bit of extra virgin olive oil and we'll put rosemary in there. >> now it's nice and pretty ready to serve. >> grandma would be very proud of you. let me tell you. >> she always is. >> here's the spoon. bye-bye. just not fair. they got to share. the best and the brightest and the music industry will turn out at the staples center in l.a. on sunday for the 55th annual grammy awards. expect a few surprises. >> there's definitely going to be some curve balls and surprises without a doubt. we are going to throw some curve balls. >> there you go. indy rock sensation fun and frank ocean leading the pack of nominees with 6 nods apiece in
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the top grammy categories. catch the grammys on kpix 5 sunday night at 8:00. finally, yesterday we showed you the today we know that the king a british parking lot, we know what he looks like. take a look. scientists built this model of the monarch using "ct" scans of his remains. richard iii was the last english king to die in battle. on the skulls there were signs of serious trauma. the king will be reburied, this time in a more royal fashion. not under a parking lot. take a look. we took the liberty here, looks like dreamworks did a good job. remember this guy from the movie "shrek"? pretty spot on. the animated king richard iii pretty close. then you put the portrait of the king, the one that's, you know, at buckingham palace and all that kind of thing, and then the one that they just made and all three are very, very close. >> especially the "shrek" one. >> that is fascinating. i had no idea. >> well, there you go. >> yeah. >> that's all you got? >> that's all i got for the king today. >> i thought would you have a
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little more with the king. how's out weather? >> chilly around the bay area especially at the coastline, breezy, maybe some rain on thursday and friday. >> you sure you don't want to i sat king again? >> national weatherman's day. be nice to me. >> i'm trying. [ laughter ] that's it for us at kpix 5 news, folks. have a great afternoon. enjoy because the rain is coming. >> got nothing for the king. >> it's your day. captions by: caption colorado
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>> steffy: let's back up. there's only one choice you can make? is that right? >> liam: seems that way. >> steffy: no. i am willing and prepared to hear anything you want to tell me.
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except that. [ crickets chirping ] >> taylor: let me just tell you something about steffy. we talk about everything. there are no secrets between us. do you know that she walked in on hope and liam in her bedroom? and she didn't say anything. >> brooke: i'm sorry. that must have been very painful for her. >> taylor: it was. but she has faith in liam, and she understands that they're going to have a future together. >> brooke: [ chuckles ] that sounds like that could be painful for her, too. >> taylor: i've got to tell you brooke, she is not going to be the person who's going to be hurt. it's going to be hope because you keep giving her a false sense of security. >> brooke: why does it feel like you keep making this a contest between the two of us? >> taylor: force of habit. >> thomas: well, forrester hasn't filled the vice president seat in awhile. it could be a good opportunity to red

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